One feature of the MA in Asian Studies - South Asian Studies Program at the University of Michigan is a required one semester interdisciplinary graduate course in South Asian Studies, which provides a forum for interdisciplinary dialogue and intensive interaction among MA students and leading South Asia faculty.
Courses must be taken in at least three different disciplines, and the requirements include a Master’s Essay on a topic of the student’s choosing.
Why Study South Asia at Michigan?
- World Class Faculty
Over 40 faculty dedicated to research, scholarship and professional activities in South Asia, with expertise in all the South Asian countries.
- Excellent Resources
With more than 300,000 titles in various formats (including 70,000 monographs and 1500 current serials), the South Asia Collection at the University of Michigan Library is among the world’s richest. In addition, the University Museum maintains several world-renowned collections of South Asian materials.
Our students also enjoy access to the University of Michigan’s language Resource Center and training in a diverse array of South Asian languages. In addition to those regularly offered by the Center for South Asian Studies, students and faculty regularly participate in the events and programs offered by the many other international centers and programs supported by the International Institute at the University of Michigan.
- Strong Connections
Over the years our faculty and students have developed strong relationships with South Asian governments and Non-Government-Organizations (NGOs), businesses, universities, and research institutions.
Our students enjoy access to these groups through summer internships, fellowships for research and study abroad, and regular opportunities to interact with visiting scholars and officials in the Center’s scholarly lecture series and public outreach programming. Our alumni enjoy exciting careers in government, business, academia, and the professions.
- Amazing Classmates
Our students are second to none, and come from a range of diverse backgrounds and life experiences. They regularly win competitive national fellowships, and are actively in scholarly venues, public service, and both local and international political organizations.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Social Theory
- Asian Languages and Cultures
- Junior/Senior Research Seminar
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Language Studies View 698 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Mandatory And Advisory Prerequisites
- Transcripts And Wes Evaluation
- Gmat Or Gre Scores
- Current Resume
- Nonrefundable Application Fee
International50646 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 50646 USD per year during 24 months.
National50646 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 50646 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State25230 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25230 USD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Ann Arbor
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